logo for print

Firefighters cut through metal bars to save man

The man was trapped in his burning bedroom

By Patrick Preston

GRESHAM, Ore. – Firefighters freed a man from his burning mobile home Thursday night, but first they had to saw through metal bars on a window.

According to Gresham Fire Battalion Chief Mark Maunder, the man was trying to save his cats and got trapped in a bedroom.

"The message here if you got a fire in your house, you need to get out," he said. "This is an example where somebody tries to do what they think is right, and they get trapped in a back bedroom – almost cost him his life."

Full story: Fire at his back, firefighters cut through bars to save man

Recommended for you

Join the discussion


Sponsored by

Copyright © 2018 FireRescue1.com. All rights reserved.